SINGAPORE, 24 March 2016 – HireRight, a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks, has appointed The Hoffman Agency as its public relations agency-of-record for the Asia Pacific region following a round of competitive pitching.
Along with HireRight’s choice to establish their regional headquarters in Singapore, this appointment marks their heightened commitment to the Asia market, with The Hoffman Agency tasked to spearhead corporate communications, deliver strategic counsel, and drive media engagement to amplify brand awareness within the region.
“The Hoffman Agency won us over with their dedication to their storytelling craft, demonstrating a thorough understanding of our objectives, while exhibiting their dexterity in navigating the nuances of the talent acquisition landscape. We’re confident that our partnership will do well to elevate recognition of HireRight in the region, while underlining the value of background and pre-employment screening in the hiring space,” said Steve Girdler, Managing Director, EMEA and APAC.
“We’re delighted to kick start our partnership with HireRight, and confident that our expertise in the media and communications field will continue to add value and business advantage to meet HireRight’s PR objectives,” said Shawn Balakrishnan, General Manager of The Hoffman Agency Singapore. “We couldn’t be more pleased to work with such a dynamic team, and look forward to a successful partnership with HireRight.”
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks that help employers automate, manage and control background screening and related programs. Many companies, including more than one-third of the Fortune 500, trust HireRight because the company delivers customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results. HireRight also provides pre-integrated background screening services through applicant tracking systems from top providers such as Oracle, Taleo, Kenexa, SAP, PeopleAdmin, HealthcareSource, HRsmart, and SilkRoad. HireRight, Inc. has its worldwide headquarters in Irvine, California and offices and affiliates around the globe. For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.hireright.com/apac.